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Junior Dragons' Apprentice Challenge Autumn 2017

Our year 5 and 6 School Councillors are currently undertaking the Junior Dragons' Apprentice Challenge for charity.

They have called their team SPH Dragon Destroyers. The team has been given £50 to spend in order to "initiate and organise a product or service that can be sold or delivered within the school to earn income that will then be donated to a local community group or charity."

We have been paired with The Willow Foundation which is a local charity that organises special days for seriously ill young adults aged from 16-40.

We have chosen 5 ventures which we will be undertaking in the next couple of weeks and also at the school Christmas Fayre:

Carol singing at Asda after school on 5th Dec

Raffling a signed David Walliams book - The Boy In The Dress

Guess the name of the teddy and guess the name of the dog

Cake and cookie decorating

Selling class calendars for 2018

 

Please do your best to support our fundraising and help us to achieve an award when we present our experiences to the SuperDragons Board in January 2018.

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The launch of The Junior Dragons' Apprentice scheme, November 2017
School Council have been taking part in the Cleaner Hatfield Action Campaign during the first week of October. We have been collecting litter from the grass verges and the car park near our school. In 15 minutes each day we filled 2 bin liners with rubbish.

Welcome to the St. Philip Howard School Council page!

This page will be updated regularly to keep you informed of any forthcoming events and to update you with the results from any fundraising activities organised by the committee.

Who We Are:

The School Council is a committee that is established at the start of the Autumn term. The process begins with any year 6 child who wishes to stand for chairperson. Each candidate must campaign for votes from the rest of the school. To start the campaign rolling, each child presents their manifesto to the whole school and staff in a special assembly. They work on their ideas during lessons and usually have a campaign partner to help them write a speech.

After each manifesto has been heard, the children return to class and the voting process begins. Once all the teachers have handed in their results, then it becomes very exciting indeed!

The successful candidates are announced the following Friday during assembly and the four candidates are presented with special School Council badges and their photo is taken to display on the School Council board. The main four roles of the School Council are:

Chairperson
Vice-Chairperson
Secretary
Treasurer

Following this part, each class then decides on two representatives, usually children who wish to stand for this important role.

Once the committee is established, the Class Representatives are given their School Council badges during the assembly and then the meetings begin.

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